Construction crane overturned in front of an apartment building

A construction crane with a weight of about 60 tons fell over in Taunusstein before an apartment building and tipped onto a parking area. The crane operator was injured.

Only a couple of meters before an apartment in Taunusstein (Rheingau-Taunus), a construction crane tipped over at 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning and thumped into the ground. The 60-year-old crane driver, who was sitting in the crane driver’s lodge at the time of the incident, was slightly harmed in the accident.

Construction Crane Damage:

Two cars and a bike were damaged. The crane and the asphalt of the parking area were likewise badly affected. The police estimate the damage to be a few hundred thousand euros. The crane had been set up on the construction site for a new apartment building.

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